Supreme Court dismisses Pharmacy Council of India appeals against orders setting aside 5-year moratorium

A bench of Justices BR Gavai and PS Narasimha said that while some restrictions to prevent mushrooming of institutions may be necessary for the public interest, they have to be done strictly in accordance with the law.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that the Pharmacy Council of India's (PCI) move to ban new institutes for five years, imposed restrictions on the fundamental right to establish educational institutions under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution. [Pharmacy Council of India v Rajeev College of Pharmacy & Ors]

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